Archive for the ‘Rings’ Category

peony + phoenix solitaire

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
Custom designed & carved Phoenix & Peony Solitaire, 14K yellow gold

Phoenix & Peony solitaire in 14K gold.

Custom designed & carved Phoenix & Peony Solitaire, 14K yellow gold
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ginkgo solitaire

Sunday, January 31st, 2021
Custom designed & hand-carved Ginkgo Solitaire with 2ct stone, 18K white gold.

Ginkgo leaves solitaire based on a design I did several years ago, with a straight-edged border and openwork. 18K white gold.

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peach blossom solitaire

Thursday, January 28th, 2021
Custom designed & hand-carved Peach Blossom Solitaire bezel set with 1.39ct antique Old Mine Cut diamond, 19K rose gold.

Peach blossom motif solitaire designed around this amazing Old Mine Cut 1.39ct diamond. Flanked with two additional 2.5mm rose-cuts on either side. Designed with an open bezel to allow more light into the stone and so you can peek at that lovely pavilion:

Custom designed & hand-carved Peach Blossom Solitaire bezel set with 1.39ct antique Old Mine Cut diamond, 19K rose gold.
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emerald cut lily solitaire

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
Custom-designed & hand-carved solitaire with 1ct emerald cut diamond. Lily flower, leaves, bulb motif.

This was a re-do of a wedding solitaire: I removed this 1ct emerald-cut diamond from its original setting, and designed a new one around it. The motif is lilies + leaves framing the stone, bulbs and roots entwined across the base of the band, all very three-dimensional and sculptural in styling. Little 2mm Old European Cut diamonds are set in the centers of the blooms.

Custom-designed & hand-carved solitaire with 1ct emerald cut diamond. Lily flower, leaves, bulb motif.

The bezel sides are open so you can get a peek of the diamond pavilion, and also to let a little additional light into the stone. Very happy with how the ring turned out.

More pics after the click:

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ruby honeysuckle & songbird ring

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Custom designed & hand carved honeysuckle & bird motif solitaire, cabochon ruby pear, 18K yellow gold

Hello, delicious jellybean! I mean, ruby! Custom-designed Honeysuckle and Songbird motif solitaire in 18K gold.

Custom designed & hand carved honeysuckle & bird motif solitaire, cabochon ruby pear, 18K yellow gold
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OEC sakura blossom solitaire

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
Custom hand-carved Sakura Blossom Solitaire w/1ct OEC, rose gold

Sweet custom solitaire with sakura blossoms, 14K rose gold. Stone is a 6.5mm Old European cut moissanite! Cut proportions are nice; I’m a sucker for those tall crowns 🙂

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poppy motif wedding bands

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
Hand-carved Poppy wedding band + Classic band with nuthatch/bird carved intaglio inside, 18K yellow gold

I love this poppy ring: three sets of poppy blooms + feathery leaves around the band, just a little bit of openwork, a ~6mm width. This one has been paired with a classic polished band, but with a little something-something carved on the inside..

Hand-carved classic 18K wedding band with intaglio nuthatch bird carved inside

We Portlandians are famous for putting birds on all our handmade crafts, and I do my best to uphold this mighty tradition: a teensy intaglio nuthatch on the inside of this wedding band.

The poppy band is one I do make custom to order/fit. Please send me an email if interested: cheyenneweil@gmail.com.

Both bands hand carved, and cast into 18K yellow gold. More photos below!

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sapphire & maple leaf solitaire

Monday, September 14th, 2020
Custom designed & hand-carved maple solitaire with bi-color blue sapphire, 14K white gold

This cool bi-color/banded sapphire! I designed a maple leaf solitaire in 14K white gold to hold it. Worked out quite nicely, I’d say 🙂

Custom designed & hand-carved maple solitaire with bi-color blue sapphire, 14K white gold
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radiant geometric solitaire

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
Custom hand-carved geometric solitaire for a 1ct+ radiant-cut diamond, platinum 950

Custom geometric solitaire carved around this 1.08ct radiant-cut diamond. Platinum 950, of course!

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tourmaline zodiac ring

Monday, August 31st, 2020
Custom-designed & hand-carved Zodiac ring, tourmaline, 19K rose gold

Check out this awesome tourmaline! My client sent it to me to build an epic and very personal solitaire carved with the zodiac signs of her loved ones: Chinese Year of the Earth Pig & Year of the Rat, as well as Taurus the bull. The ring is 19K rose gold and has a 2.5mm old rose-cut diamond set in the base on the side of the bezel.

Custom-designed & hand-carved Zodiac ring, tourmaline, 19K rose gold

As usual, I took about 50 million photos of this ring; it can be incredibly hard to capture in 2D a 3D scene around a bezel and band and these photos really do it only partial justice. I’m really happy with how it turned out, and pleased at how nice her stone looks in the setting.

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